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Author Thomas, David, 1950-
Title The silence of the archive / David Thomas, Simon Fowler and Valerie Johnson.
Imprint London : Facet Publishing, 2017.

Series Principles and practice in records management and archives
Principles and practice in records management and archives.
Subject Archives -- Acquisitions.
Appraisal of archival materials.
Records retention.
Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 187 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Title page; Contents; Introduction to the Series by Geoffrey Yeo; About the authors; Foreword by Anne J. Gilliland; Introduction ; Chapter 1: Enforced silences; Chapter 2: Inappropriate expectations; Chapter 3: The digital; Chapter 4: Dealing with the silence; Chapter 5: Imagining archives; Chapter 6: Solutions to the silence; Chpater 7: Are things getting better or worse?; Index.
Summary This new book will provide a ground breaking discussion of a major but little considered issue - the silence of the archive: why archives, sometimes seen as the repositories of truth, often fail to satisfy users because they do not contain information which they expect to find.
Note Description based on print version record.
ISBN 9781783301577 (electronic bk.)
1783301570 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 987824452
Additional Format Print version: Thomas, David, 1950- Silence of the archive. London : Facet Publishing, 2017 1783301554 (OCoLC)987711673